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Poetry Showcase

Please submit your poem for the Sherburne History Center's Poetry Showcase. One submission per participant please. Submissions must be ORIGINAL WORK. Submissions are accepted until March 15, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

The submitted poems will be showcased in-person in our lobby gallery and on our website in a virtual gallery throughout the month of April. 

A Poetry Slam/Reading will be held on Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m. Showcase participants as well as the general public will be able to read their poetry creations in front of attendees. 

Public voting for the showcase will start at 12:00 a.m. April 1, 2024 and end on Saturday, April 27, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Each vote costs $3. 

The winner of the Poetry Showcase, decided by popular vote, will be announced on Thursday, May 2, 2024.  The winner will receive half of the voting earnings in the form of a cash prize. 


The top three poems, decided by popular vote, will be published in the Sherburne History Center's next newsletter.

If you are having trouble using the submission form, you can email your poem directly to

Thank you for submitting your work to our Poetry Showcase! We will be in touch soon with more details.

This form no longer accepts submissions.

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